MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)— A 22-year-old man accused of killing 3 young girls and a mother in a hit-and-run crash in November of 2018 has changed his plea to no contest.
Colton Treu plead not guilty in May, but changed his plea on Monday.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
Appearing in court, he plead no contest to four felony counts of vehicular homicide. He also plead guilty to a felony count of a hit-and-run causing great bodily harm.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
According to court documents, Treu told police he and the passenger in his vehicle were allegedly high from huffing – or inhaling chemicals – when he crashed and fled the scene in November of 2018.
The judge found Treu guilty of all five counts, and the other charges were dismissed.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
A sentencing date has been set for March 10 and 11.